Popular social networking platform Discord recently stirred a series of speculations following a single tweet from its chief executive. In the same, the CEO shared a screenshot, one that hinted at Discord joining hands with the world’s largest altcoin – Ethereum. Ergo, let’s deep dive into this further and assess whether this could be a game-changer.
Imagine a place…
– Built for gamers
– Home to everyone playing the Great Online Game
– Has 150 million MAUs
– Generates $130 million in revenue
– Is a web3 sleeper@mariogabriele & I teamed up on @discord. We imagine the possibilities…https://t.co/8bZRL6dQe8
— Packy McCormick (@packyM) November 8, 2021
“Probably nothing,” he simply said.
The aforementioned screenshot pictures the option to connect using Ethereum wallet MetaMask or chain-agnostic wallet connector WalletConnect. The idea is simple – Imagine that every Discord account came with a crypto-wallet. Maybe this wallet would support the Ethereum ecosystem, like Metamask or Rainbow, or Solana, like Phantom.
Worth noting, however, that high gas fees would make it inconvenient for daily use….